Washington & Oregon Potatoes

Displaying all news posts with:

Washington & Oregon Potatoes

Potato growers ponder COVID-19 pandemic’s fallout

Northwest potato suppliers say they are eager to rev up a major sales engine in their industry — foodservice — as the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic passes.

Washington and Oregon potato acreage down, but plenty expected

Potato production in the Northwest was strong in 2019, and the outlook for 2020 looks similar, said Chris Voigt, executive director of the Moses Lake-based Washington State Potato Commission.?

Marketing opportunities abound, potato suppliers say

Potato marketers in the Pacific Northwest have multiple plans for their spuds this year, as usual.

Weather turns from foe to ally for potato growers

Some potato growers in Washington and Oregon had trouble getting their crop in the ground, as wet and cold conditions lingered into planting season.

Washington & Oregon Potatoes 2018 business updates

Catch up on the latest updates from several Washington and Oregon potato companies and the states' potato commissions.

Washington, Oregon potatoes running a little late

Good potato growing conditions and harvest timing running a few days later than normal are reported by Washington and Oregon potato industry leaders.